Being Your True Self Quotes by Thomas Szasz, Steve Jobs, Carl Jung, Michel de Montaigne, Lucille Ball, Benjamin Spock and many others.
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
Becoming conscious is of course a sacrilege against nature; it is as though you had robbed the unconscious of something.
I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.
Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self.
There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you’ve grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man’s lack of faith in his true Self.
There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.